Tag Archives: Furniture

Top Design: Hariana Tech Smart Ultimate Bed (Video)

This futuristic bed is the ultimate enclosure system that comes with everything you need in a room, ALL IN ONE. It features a massage chair with a remote, built in Bluetooth speakers, a bookshelf, reading lamp, and a desk for those who need a laptop in their bed. Never leave bed with a low battery, this has a built in charging station perfect for night owls. Adjust the top headrests to get maximum comfort in your bed.

Access an ottoman for guests that is stored under the conditioning unit. If you would rather laydown on the side of the bed and watch TV, do not fret. There is a massage chaise attached just for you. This adult playground is revolutionary for many reasons. The frame is made of pine wood for long lasting quality. Available in multiple colored leather options. Only make one purchase, and everything you need is at your disposal.

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Interior Design: 10 Living Rooms With Great Shelves

This one-minute video showcases ten living rooms with statement shelving, as featured in a recent Dezeen Lookbook. The video rounds up examples of bespoke storage that are both beautiful and practical, including shelves with cubby holes for cats and a sculptural blue staircase with built-in.

Remote Work: ‘Ori Pocket Office’ – Vanishes At The Touch Of Button (Video)

Make room for the work day with Ori Pocket Office — a flexible home office setup that appears when it’s needed and makes room for living space when it’s not.

With the Pocket Office, everything work-related is hidden away, so you can relax at the end of the day.

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Future Of Work: The New ‘Flexible’ Workplace

AZURE MAGAZINE (SEPT 7, 2020): The future of work. In a year where the rhythms of daily life have been upended by the COVID-19 pandemic, the workplace has migrated from the office to the living room, kitchen table and – if the Zoom camera is off – even our beds.

But as Canada and countries around the world cautiously move towards re-opening their economies, a gradual, socially distanced return to the office beckons. So how should it all look?

When it comes to the office evolution, Teknion is ahead of the curve. Harnessing decades of innovation, the design-driven manufacturer’s flexible portfolio of workplace solutions is optimally positioned to create spaces that ensure employee safety while fostering learning, community and wellness.

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Home Furnishings: “The Rise And Fall Of Pier 1”

Once known for its “treasure hunt” atmosphere, colorful home furnishings, and distinctive holiday decorations, Pier 1 filed for bankruptcy in February 2020.

Pier 1 later announced it was winding down its entire business, in part, due to the coronavirus pandemic. And while Pier 1 had a smaller share of the home furnishing industry than some of its rivals, those store closings could mean good news for a few retailers.

English Country Houses: “Another Country” CEO Paul de Zwart’s ‘Hideaway’ Home In Dorset (Video)

See how since buying the house with his wife, managing director of creative agency Winkreative, Ariel Childs, 20 years ago, Paul de Zwart has transformed a 17th-century cottage into a refined take on the English country house idiom, with interiors that bear the mark of the couple’s desire for contemporary country living, where wellies are as at home as a cocktail shaker.

 London-based entrepreneur Paul de Zwart crystallized the concept for his fledgling furniture company, Another Country, while searching for some simple bedside tables and stools for his country house. “I realized there was a dearth of well-made, well-priced design with a modern craft heritage,” he says. His solution? An affordable line of pared-down pieces that are handmade in England from sustainable woods. “We’re going for timeless over trendy.”

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Furniture Design: How Thomas Molesworth Captured “Spirit Of The American West” (Video)

Sotheby's logoWhile other western designers came before and after Thomas Molesworth, none have been able to capture the refined yet distinctly rustic charm of his furniture. This July, Sotheby’s is proud to present Thomas Molesworth: Designing the American West, a selection of some of the of the rarest and most important Molesworth works to ever appear at auction. In this video, Terry Winchell, owner of Fighting Bear Antiques and renowned authority on Molesworth, examines these iconic pieces in an exploration of how Thomas Molesworth’s designs came to define the American West.

New Video Documentary: “Tending The Flame” – “Red House” Of William Morris

 

This film documents the story of furniture designer and builder Hugh Miller and the journey he embarked on, ending with his piece being inducted in to iconic Red House in Bexley Heath. Steeped in artistic history Red House was the only house designed and lived in by champion of the arts and craft movement William Morris. Today it stands as an example of the preservation of craft skills in the face of autonomy and is a lasting testament to celebrating art in it’s many forms. This documentary hopes to highlight how some of the lessons taught by Morris and his friends can be implemented in to the world of art and design today.

This film was made with the support of The Crafts Council and The National Trust.